Pharaon: Janna dam project major ecological crime

JANUARY 26, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) Tourism Minister Michel Pharaon called on Monday after the meeting of Beirut Deputies to accelerate the arming of the Military institution for it to fulfill its mission properly.

Pertaining to the issue of Beirut port, the minister refused to politicize it, noting that dialogue should be held with the administration of the port to be able to sign a permanent contact.

He noted in this context that backfilling the fourth basin of the port was a strategic project.

Minister Pharaon finally said that the construction of Janna dam has to be reviewed in order to prevent a huge ecological crime.